USA Basketball Women’s National Team will play its first exhibition, a Red-White intrasquad game, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at the University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center.
Elena Delle Donne, former UD All-American currently starring for the WNBA’s Chicago Sky, may play in the game. Delle Donne has been battling Lyme disease and has missed much of the WNBA season.
Tickets for the game, which will be televised by ESPN2, can be purchased through the Bob Carpenter Center box office by calling 831-2257 or online via ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit usab.com.
The Newark Natural Foods Co-op will soon occupy its new location in the Newark Shopping Center. The 17,610-square-foot location—an enormous upgrade from the current home—will have two community rooms, an organic salad bar, a café, and numerous other additions.
The Co-op is hoping to improve its business while bringing more jobs to the community. For more information, visit newarknaturalfoods.com.
The Red Shoe & Brew event to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House is set for Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Twin Lakes Brewery in Greenville. For $55 you’ll enjoy barbecue, beer, live music, games and brewery tours.
The proceeds will go to the Ronald McDonald House and its mission to support the families of ill children currently staying at nearby hospitals. To learn more about Red Shoe & Brew, visit rmhde.org.
Spaceboy Clothing in downtown Wilmington will post the first video in the new a new YouTube series, SHIRT HEADS at 12 p.m. on Sept. 1.
“We really wanted to help put Delaware on the map and show our audience the fun, crazy, and sometimes dramatic times that we find ourselves in on a regular basis,” says co-owner David Sanchez.
The company is also spreading the word about the clothing and accessories that are on sale either at the store, at 711 N. Market St., or online. For more information, visit spaceboyclothing.com.
Brandywine Arts Festival hosts 200 Artists
The annual Brandywine Festival of the Arts will bring some 200 artists, including jewelers, painters, photographers and wood carvers, to Wilmington on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6-7.
The end-of-summer celebration in Brandywine Park’s Josephine Gardens also will include more than 10 food vendors and live music by nearly a dozen local artists. An estimated 10,000 visitors are expected on both days. For more information, visit brandywinearts.com.